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N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine

suitable for cell culture, BioReagent

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Synonym(s):
2-Acetamido-2-deoxy-D-glucose, D-GlcNAc
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C8H15NO6
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
221.21
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1727589
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.75

product line

BioReagent

Quality Level

assay

≥95% (HPLC)

form

powder

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

mp

211 °C (dec.) (lit.)

storage temp.

−20°C

SMILES string

CC(=O)N[C@H]1C(O)O[C@H](CO)[C@@H](O)[C@@H]1O

InChI

1S/C8H15NO6/c1-3(11)9-5-7(13)6(12)4(2-10)15-8(5)14/h4-8,10,12-14H,2H2,1H3,(H,9,11)/t4-,5-,6-,7-,8?/m1/s1

InChI key

OVRNDRQMDRJTHS-RTRLPJTCSA-N

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N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine

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N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine

N-Acetylglucosamine Pharmaceutical Secondary Standard; Certified Reference Material

PHR1432

N-Acetylglucosamine

assay

≥95% (HPLC)

assay

≥95% (HPLC)

assay

≥99% (HPLC)

assay

-

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

300

form

powder

form

powder

form

powder

form

-

storage temp.

−20°C

storage temp.

−20°C

storage temp.

−20°C

storage temp.

2-30°C

product line

BioReagent

product line

-

product line

-

product line

-

General description

N-Acetylglucosamine (GlcNAc), a derivative of glucose is a monosaccharide. It is a white powder and is mildly sweet. It melts at 221°C. GlcNAc is 25% soluble in water. It is present in bromelain, ricin agglutinin and abrus agglutinin, in plants. In humans, it is present in tissue plasminogen activator, growth factors and hormones.

Application

N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine addition has been used:
  • as a substrate to develop dot-blots
  • as a substrate to reveal alkaline phosphatase in the immunohistochemical analysis
  • to detect specific immune complexes in western blot analysis

Biochem/physiol Actions

N-Acetylglucosamine (GlcNAc) oligomer may have the ability to initiate factors for canine polymorphonuclear cells (PMN) in vivo. It possesses wound healing and chemotactic activity. GlcNAc and its derivatives are usually employed in preparing dietary supplements and also used in therapeutic development.

Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 3

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable

ppe

Eyeshields, Gloves, type N95 (US)


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Glucose metabolism and hexosamine pathway regulate oncogene-induced senescence
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Effect of N-acetyl-d-glucosamine and d-glucosamine oligomers on canine polymorphonuclear cells in vitro
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